On the International Day of solidarity with the Palestinian people, EOHR reafirms its inifinite support for the legitimate rights of the palestinian people

November 29th, 2016 by Editor

On the International Day of solidarity with the Palestinian people, EOHR reafirms its inifinite support for the legitimate rights of the palestinian people

The suffering of the palestinian people under Israeli occupation and oppression persists without any signs of hope to alleviate their plight, on the contrary matters seem to be heading for worse. On the International day of solidarity with the Palestinian people EOHR reafirms its boundless support to the right of the palestinian people to self determination, independence and return to their homeland that was stripped away from them forcefully by means of aggression. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR comments on the UN special rappoteur’s statement on Egypt’s civil society legistlation

November 24th, 2016 by Editor

EOHR comments on the UN special rappoteur’s statement on Egypt’s civil society legistlation

The Egyptian Organization for human rights (EOHR) has read, and thoroughly examined the statement issued by the UN special rappoteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association on Egypt’s  recently approved draft law on civil society. We in EOHR advice Egypt’s parliament and government do the same, and take the rappoteurs opinion and assesment into account. EOHR reposts his statement so that all actors, and players may be able to see. Read the rest of this entry »

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The verdict against the president of Egypt’s press syndaicte, a new slap on the face of freedom of expression

November 19th, 2016 by Editor

The verdict against the president of Egypt’s press syndaicte, a new slap on the face of freedom of expression

 EOHR recieved the 2 year prison sentence and 10,000 LE fine against Press syndacite president Yehia Kalash, and two other members of the board Gamal Abdel Rehim and Khaled Al Balshi with shock and concern. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR adopts the case of Magdi Mcain, and follows the prosecution’s investigation of the case.

November 18th, 2016 by Editor

EOHR adopts the case of Magdi Mcain, and follows the prosecution’s investigation of the case.

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) voices its deep concern over reports it has recieved that confrim the death of Mr. Magdi Mcain in Al Amiria police station, bearing in mind that the victim’s family are accusing one the officers at the station of torturing him to death. Read the rest of this entry »

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Civil Society legistlation….. A blow to freedom of association

November 17th, 2016 by Editor

Civil Society legistlation….. A blow to freedom of association

The new legistlation puts strict legal constrains on civil society as it erodes the right to assemble and associate, which comes in clear violation of the Egyptian constitution, and international human rights conventions Egypt is party to. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR submits draft legistlation on civil society to Egypt’s parliament

November 13th, 2016 by Editor

EOHR submits draft legistlation on civil society to Egypt’s parliament

 

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) submitted a draft legistlation on civil society to Dr. Abdel Hadi Al Kasabi chairman of the parliamentary committee on social solidarity. The legistlation was drafted by the supreme committee on civil activism that was established by Dr. Ahmed El Borai (then minister of social solidarity) by ministerial decree 164 on the 30th of July 2013. Mr. Hafez Abu Seada the president of EOHR was the coordinator of this committee that included 18 civil society organizations and unions. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Anti-terrorism observatory heavily condemns the murder of the chief of the ninth armored division.

October 23rd, 2016 by Editor

The Anti-terrorism observatory heavily condemns the murder of the chief of the ninth armored division.

  The anti-terrorism observatory expresses its deep condemnation concerning the murder of the chief of the ninth division-military staff/ Adel Ragy as he was murdered yesterday, 22/10/2016, by a group of unknowns who shoot him during his way to work which caused to his death leaving his private guard injured. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Anti-terrorism observatory condemns the terroristic incident in Sinai

October 15th, 2016 by Editor

The Anti-terrorism observatory condemns the terroristic incident in Sinai

The Anti-terrorism observatory expresses its deep condemnation concerning the terroristic incidents occurred in Sinai on the last Friday 15/10/2016 which caused the death of 12 draftee and other 6 were injured as a result of a shooting campaign on a military patrol in Al ma’ara ,Sinai by a group of extremists. Read the rest of this entry »

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Speach of Hafez abuseada president of EOHR about Enforced disapearance in side event in the Human rights council in Geneva

September 29th, 2016 by Editor

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Speach of Hafez abuseada president of EOHR about Enforced disapearance in side event in the Human rights council in Geneva

Enforced disappearance is one of the most gross of human rights violations, and is prohibited under international human rights law, and in the legal systems of most democratic nations. Unfortunatley this unhealthy phenomena exists in Egypt, and a considerable number of individuals have fallen victim to it. The Egyptian Organization for human rights has always maintaned a very strong postition against this transgression and has worked thouroughly over the years to publicize its existance and help in eliminating it. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) calls for dropping the file of the foreign funding case

September 17th, 2016 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) calls for dropping the file of the foreign funding case

On Saturday 17/09/2016 the criminal court of Cairo delivered its verdict at the judge’s request of freezing and seizure the funds and assets of Hossam Bahgat , Gamal Aid and seize the funds of Bahi Eldin Hassan, Mostafa Al Hassan and Abd Al Hafiz Tail and seize the funds of their human rights center which is the center of “the right to education” and Hisham Mubarak center “Cairo for Human Rights studies” and the centers’ staff were excluded from this decision of seizure the funds in the case no. 173/2011 also known as “foreign funding case” as a number of 12 organization till now were charged with endangering the national security and were facing the decisions of travel ban, assets freezing and closure based on the charges against them such as receiving a foreign funding from international entities to destabilize the public peace in Egypt. Read the rest of this entry »

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